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Wednesday, 09 October 2019 13:22

Mini-budgets advance through the General Assembly

RALEIGH — Lawmakers spent Tuesday, Oct. 8, advancing four mini-budget plans as the budget veto stalemate drags on into another month.

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“Go to school and make a life outside of Richmond County, there’s nothing here.”

This sentence is one I heard too many times to count growing up in Hamlet, N.C., and I’m sure many others did as well. 

Published in Opinion

RALEIGH — North Carolina for many years has been a battleground over government-backed broadband services. The issue seemed to be settled in 2011, when the Republican-controlled General Assembly passed the Level Playing Field Law, which severely restricted local governments’ ability to get into the broadband business.

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